Synthetic 3D Pap Smear Nucleus Generation

University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

Author: Sandra Gómez; [2010]

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In this project we present a 3D Pap smear cell nucleus generator. The shape and the texture are the important features for a realistic synthetic nucleus. For the first one, the shape, a deformed distance transform is used in order to generate deformed spheres. For the second one, the texture, a pseudo random noise algorithm, Perlin noise, is applied to the shape in order to generate the most realistic texture of a cell. As a result, we obtain synthetic 3D cell nuclei as they appear in Pap smear tests.

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